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Beginner Beekeeping Class

February 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am 12:00 pm

This is a two-session class, with the first meeting on 2/23 and the second on 3/2.

Whether you are interested in learning sustainable backyard beekeeping practices or just want a better understanding of how these delicate, intricate creatures benefit us and our planet, you will leave this class a-buzz with new energy!

Whether you are interested in learning sustainable backyard beekeeping practices or just want a better understanding of how these delicate, intricate creatures benefit us and our planet, you will leave this class a-buzz with new energy!

This course covers hive structure, colony dynamics and delve into basic honeybee biology. We will discuss the history of beekeeping, from honey production to pollination contracts, and discuss current trends (and rifts) in colony management practices. Weather permitting, there will be a field trip to Emily’s Apiary in Santa Cruz for a real-life “hive dive”.

By the end of the course, students who are interested in obtaining their own hive will have a good working understanding of equipment, tools, management practices, bee biology, and how we can work together to support these very vital pollinators.

$68 – $75

Cabrillo Extension

831.479.6331

www.cabrillo.edu/services/extension

Cabrillo College

6500 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003 United States
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831.479.6331
www.cabrillo.edu